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Re: Bug#247734: /etc/hosts: Two lines with the same IP address?

On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 01:03:53PM +0200, Thomas Hood wrote:
> Marc Haber wrote:
> > This is what somebody suggested on IRC. I have configured localhost to
> > be, and hostname and fqdn to Which hasn't shown
> > any bad effects yet.
> This is the best idea so far, provided it works.  Anyone see any problem
> with it

Where does fit in to the whole "hostname of system must
resolve into a usable IP" thing? should we have an alias for the lo
device that sets up It sounds like a gross hack.

> If the machine has static IP address
>	localhost.localdomain	localhost
>    pingo
> If the machine has static IP address and domain name
> 'pingodom':
>	localhost.localdomain	localhost
>    pingo.pingodom	pingo

This sounds good. I won't commit anything until we all agree though :)

Joshua Kwan

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